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McCoy Corporation Management

Jim Rakievich

President & CEO

Jim Rakievich is the President and Chief Executive Officer of McCoy Corporation and has been since October 2002. Mr. Rakievich has over 20 years of experience in the transportation sector. He was the Regional Manager of Kleysen Transport from 1987 to 1996. Mr. Rakievich is a 1982 graduate of the Heavy Duty Technical program at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology and attended the J.L. Kellogg Executive Development program at Northwestern University in 2001.

Prior to his appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Rakievich was the Chief Operating Officer from February 2001 to October 2002 and the Vice-President, Service from February 1999 to February 2001.

Mr. Rakievich has been a director of McCoy Corporation since 2002.

Milica Stolic


Milica Stolic, was appointed Chief Financial Officer of McCoy Corporation effective February 1, 2008. Ms. Stolic joined McCoy in January 2000 and has progressed through several increasingly senior financial positions becoming Controller in 2003 and Director of Finance in 2004. Prior to joining McCoy, Milica spent six years at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP becoming a Senior Associate before leaving to assume the position of Controller at another Edmonton public company. She holds the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation.

Ted Redmond

Executive Vice President, Energy Products & Services

Ted Redmond, Executive Vice President, Energy Products & Services joined McCoy Corporation in 2006 and was appointed an officer of McCoy Corporation in 2007. Mr. Redmond oversees the operations of Farr Canada (a division of McCoy Corporation), Rebel Metal Fabricators Ltd., Inotec Coatings and Hydraulics Inc., as well as McCoy's U.S. based businesses Superior Manufacturing & Hydraulics, Inc., Precision Die Technologies, L.L.C. and RP Manufacturing and Calibration. Mr. Redmond has over 25 years of business management and industry experience. His education includes a Masters degree in Engineering from the University of Toronto and an MBA from The Stanford Graduate School of Business. Under Mr. Redmond’s leadership the Energy product and Services Segment has grown rapidly

Andy McEachern

Vice President, Trailer Manufacturing

Andy McEachern, previously General Manager, Peerless Limited, accepted the position of Vice President, Trailer Manufacturing in June 2008. In his new role, Andy will provide leadership to the trailer manufacturing segment with a focus on growing the business to position McCoy as a leader in this market. Mr. McEachern was the Manager, Advanced Manufacturing for Peerless following ten years as the Engineering Manager. Mr. McEachern obtained a degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1987 from Carleton University in Ottawa and has completed the Executive Development Program at the J.L. Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, Chicago.

Shawn Johns

Vice President, Truck & Trailer Products & Services

Shawn Johns, Vice President, Truck & Trailer Products & Services. Mr. Johns brings 20 years of industry experience and has been with the corporation since 1998. He has held several management roles including Branch Manager in 2000 and General Manager, The Real McCoy Service Centres, in 2007. Mr. Johns oversees all three The Real McCoy Service Centre operations as well as three Peerless Limited retail locations located in Alberta and British Columbia. Mr. Johns has completed the Executive Development Program at the J.L. Kellogg School of Management at the Northwestern University in Chicago.

Tom Watts

Vice President, Human Resources

Prior to joining McCoy Corporation, Mr. Watts spent 6 years with Sherritt International Corporation's Coal Division as the senior human resources professional. He has extensive human resources, labour relations and management experience along with a B.Mgmt (Labour Relations) and B.Sc. (Psychology), both from the University of Lethbridge. Mr. Watts will be responsible for human resources, including recruiting, retention strategies, benefits, communications and employee relations for McCoy Corporation, its divisions and wholly owned subsidiaries

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